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"Blow over" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "caerse", and "come over" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "venir". Learn more about the difference between "blow over" and "come over" below.
blow over(
blo
 
o
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vuhr
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to fall over)
a. caerse
The hole for the fence post needs to be nice and deep, or else it'll blow over.El hoyo para el poste para la valla tiene que ser bien profundo, porque si no, se caerá.
b. ser derribado
The soccer goal had blown over during the night.La portería de fútbol había sido derribada durante la noche.
2. (to end)
a. pasar
It's not even worth it to try to shovel the snow until the blizzard's blown over.Ni siquiera vale la pena tratar de sacar la nieve hasta que haya pasado la ventisca.
b. amainar
Once the storm had blown over, we went outside to assess the damage.Una vez que había amainado la tormenta, salimos a evaluar los daños.
3. (to be forgotten)
a. olvidarse
Don't worry about Derek; I know he seems mad now, but it all will have blown over by tomorrow.No te preocupes por Derek; sé que parece muy enojado ahora, pero mañana todo se habrá olvidado.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
4. (to knock over)
a. derribar
The wind blew over the mailbox, and the package got all wet.El viento derribó el buzón de correos, y el paquete se empapó.
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come over(
kuhm
 
o
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vuhr
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to move toward someone or something)
a. venir
Come over here, Ali. I want to show you something.Ven aquí, Ali. Quiero mostrarte algo.
2. (to go to someone's house)
a. pasarse
Do you want to come over after school to work on the project together?¿Quieres pasarte después de la escuela para trabajar juntos en el proyecto?
b. venirse
Do you want to come over and watch movies with me instead of going out tonight?¿Quieres venirte y ver películas conmigo en vez de salir esta noche?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can you come over when you get off work?¿Puedes venir a mi casa cuando salgas de trabajar?
Jax wants you to come over later.Jax quiere que vayas a su casa más al rato.
3. (to come from overseas)
a. venir
I came over from the United States for an exchange program.Vine de los Estados Unidos por un programa de intercambio.
4. (to change sides)
a. convencerse
At first, Juan disagreed with the plan, but now he has come over.Al principio, Juan no estaba de acuerdo con el plan, pero ahora se convenció de que teníamos razón.
b. pasarse de bando
If you do some research, you'll see that we are right and you'll come over to our side.Si lo investigas, verás que tenemos razón y te pasarás a nuestro bando.
5. (to suddenly feel) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The fumes from the paint made me come over all dizzy.Los gases de la pintura me marearon.
We thought he had the flu, because he suddenly came over shivery.Pensamos que tenía la gripe, porque de repente le dieron escalofríos.
6. (to give an impression)
a. producir
I was nervous about how my girlfriend would come over when I introduced her to my family.Estaba preocupado por la impresión que mi novia produciría cuando le presentara a mi familia.
b. causar
Unfortunately, he came over badly during the interview and didn't get the job.Lamentablemente, causó mala impresión en la entrevista y no consiguió el trabajo.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
7. (to afflict)
a. sobrevenir
An unexpected rage came over me when I heard her insults.Una rabia inesperada me sobrevino cuando oí sus insultos.
b. pasar
What's come over you? You've been acting strange lately.¿Qué te ha pasado? Has estado actuando raro últimamente.
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